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2019 Recap

Merry Christmas! 🎄

Well the year, and decade, are drawing to a close and that usually calls for some introspection.

My Low Buy Year went up in glittery flames 😂 You only need scan my Periscope to see how horribly I actually did. I wrote fewer blog posts that ever before. I was generally out of it. Things languished pun de cutting board cause I rarely wore makeup. Maybe the only silver lining was the continued dedication to using up samples.

In 2020 I'm hoping to recommit to sharing my thought on beauty products with you. That means trying the mountain of new things around here and, once again, hopefully buying less. On that note, I want to encourage you be gentle with yourself. Yes, set goals and make plans; but never be so disillusioned by a setback that you abandon the target all together.

October 2019 Beautylish haul -
Pat McGrath Labs Mothership V -

There's plenty to review in the stash; so let me know what you'd like to see more of. The few of you that actually still read blogs 😄 Don't worry, even if no one's watching I'll still be here cataloging my beauty experience so you do have something to refer to if that need ever does arise. In the interim, stay glued to our Instagram page cause we love interacting with you there.

Erik being Erik 

Please be careful on the road and enjoy your Old Year's Night celebrations 💓


  1. 2020 here we come! Blogging is tough so we appreciate all the effort you guys put in!

  2. I hope your holiday season was great, I echo Marsha's comment, the effort & commitment required is enormous and as usual it is appreciated by us Mavenz. I enjoy reading all your content & look forward to all content on the blog in 2020. Happy New Year to you too!


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